County Volunteering Network Meeting




This is a network meeting for Volunteer Managers in Cumbria or anyone who is responsible for recruiting, supporting or managing volunteers to come together to spread good practice in volunteer management.

This meeting will bring together Volunteer Managers in Cumbria to look at Inclusive Volunteering and in particular involving volunteers with mental health experiences, supported by Carlisle Eden Mind and Step Forward into Volunteering and Employment.

The session aims are:

  • How to involve volunteers with mental health experiences
  • Greater understanding of mental health issues
  • How to develop and build confidence for new ideas in how to recruit more inclusively and retain volunteers
  • Understanding good practice in volunteer management to support individuals into volunteering for a positive volunteer journey
  • Explore how to use wellness recovery action plans and the Mental Health Toolkit for your organisation and volunteers
  • Update on the development of the new Volunteering in Cumbria portal and opportunities for Volunteering promotion

Project updates on 3 Volunteering Projects for Cumbria CVS to help strengthen and develop volunteering in Cumbria – This Is Us, Furness For You and Step Forward into Volunteering and Employment.

There will also be an opportunity for other Volunteer Managers to share updates and any issues relating to volunteers and volunteering in Cumbria.

Tea and coffee will be available from 9.30am for informal networking with the meeting starting promptly at 10am. Lunch will be provided, following the meeting to continue informal networking opportunities until 1pm.

Come join us for the next face to face County Volunteering Network Meeting.

Your recent feedback from the Vision for Volunteering Survey for Cumbria Volunteer Managers, organisations shared their vision to understand more about Inclusive Volunteering, Recruiting Volunteers and wanted the opportunity for a mixture of in person and online events for the County Volunteering Network Meeting.

So, Cumbria CVS is hosting this in person meeting to help strengthen volunteering in Cumbria following your feedback.

To book your place, please click on the Eventbrite link below:

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